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Cincy Jungle: Favorite Football Movie Round One Continued

Friday Night Lights
Friday Night Lights

Last night we had our first upset. No. 20, The Waterboy took down No. 5 Jerry Maguire. Tonight we continue round one of Cincy Jungle's football movie tournament with No. 6, Friday Night Lights and No. 19, Leatherheads.

First, a little about our match up:

Friday Night Lights is the story about the Permian High School Panthers from Odessa, Texas and their run for the Texas high school state championship. The story revolves around head coach Gairy Gaines and his players and the struggles that every high school athlete faces and how serious high school football is in small towns in Texas. Do the Panthers win the state championship? You'll have to watch and find out.

Memorable Quotes:

Being perfect is not about that scoreboard out there. It's not about winning. It's about you and your relationship with yourself, your family and your friends. Being perfect is about being able to look your friends in the eye and know that you didnt let them down because you told them the truth. And that truth is you did everything you could. There wasnt one more thing you could've done. Can you live in that moment as best you can, with clear eyes, and love in your heart, with joy in your heart? If you can do that gentleman - you're perfect!

Leatherheads is set in 1925 and is a story about one of America's elite college football players and a war hero, Carter Rutherford, and his decision of whether or not he should play professional football, which at this time was just in it's beginning phase. Dodge Connelly convinces Rutherford to play professional football in his hopes that he will help prevent the league from folding. Reporter, Lexie Littleton, finding holes in Rutherford's story, believes he's too good to be true and tries to prove it to everybody else.

Memorable Quotes:

Jimmy 'Dodge' Connelly: [looking at Carter's plays] I guess I should get a couple of diagrams of the plays we run.
Carter Rutherford: Sure. Yeah. These are a lot like your plays, only a little more... effective.

Will Friday Night Lights power through Leatherheads, as predicted, or will there be two upsets in a row?